MILWAUKEE - The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 563 Wednesday, March 31, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 577,195.
There have been 6,622 deaths in the state, with 10 new deaths reported by state health officials Wednesday.
Of the positive cases, 27,598 have required hospitalization (4.8%), while 563,534 have recovered (97.7%), making for 6,825 active cases (1.2%).
More than 2.7 million have tested negative. More than 3.3 million have been tested.
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